Washing baby -- Infancy -- Spitz's education -- The organ boy -- Margaret's garden -- Little May -- Our baby-boy -- Little brook -- Pussy, dear pussy -- Margaret's music -- Summer-time -- First love -- The army's return -- Lady Tabbyskin's ball -- Off to the war -- The fall -- A village maid was I -- The old mill -- Little Daisy Topics: Illustrated children's books, Children's poetry, English
Part I. Harry's horn-book -- Part II. Harry's picture-book -- Part III. Harry's nursery songs -- Part IV. Harry's nursery tales -- Part V. Harry's simple stories -- Part VI. Harry's country walk Topics: Children's stories, Nursery rhymes, Picture books for children
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. You can also read a copy of 'Heidi' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Johanna Spyri's classic story of five-year old Heidi, an orphan sent to live with her grumpy grandfather in the Swiss Alps. Sweet-natured Heidi soon wins her grandfather's heart and makes friends with the lively young goat herder, Peter. Her newfound happiness ends quickly, however, when Heidi's aunt, Dete, takes her off to the city of Frankfurt to be a companion to Clara, a handicapped child. Finally Heidi is restored to her Alpine home and is exuberantly happy when she learns that Clara will...